Tag Archives: Rev William Barber

Poor People’s Campaign Stories Day 1

Following are stories related to the start of the new Poor People’s Campaign. This is a Rodger Routh video about Iowa’s campaign: Rev William Barber talks with Amy Goodman on Democracy Now about the start of the poor people’s campaign. … Continue reading

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Poor People’s Campaign Launch

Recently I’ve been learning from Arkan Lushwala how Indigenous people view our world. One of his key messages, which corresponds to what I’ve been writing is that action to help heal Mother Earth is desperately needed now. “Action now is essential. … Continue reading

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Nonviolence today

Reading the letter I wrote to Senator Harold Hughes when I was a Senior at Scattergood Friends School in 1970 was both a little embarrassing and quite a bit discouraging.  I had forgotten he gave the nominating speech for Eugene … Continue reading

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Ecological Devastation-“The Gathering”

Pictures, video and stories are often the most effective ways to teach, motivate and inspire people.  As many of you know I’ve been blessed to have been involved with Rev. William Barber in a number of ways over the past … Continue reading

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Caring about other people 2

I can imagine many of you thinking, oh no, now that Jeff is retired, he’s going to be posting multiple blog posts every day.  I guess we’ll see. But Sheila Kennedy’s blog post today is related to what I wrote … Continue reading

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Sad State of Politics

Last night’s Presidential “debate” was a new low for the state of politics in our country, at least in my lifetime. As Rev William Barber has been saying, there are some issues that are not a matter of left versus … Continue reading

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The Revival

The idea of revivals is far removed from my Quaker experience, but I attended one last night.  I rode my bicycle about 6 miles to a large church on the north side of Indianapolis that eventually completely filled with people–a … Continue reading

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Higher Ground Moral Declaration

I believe the adoption of the concept of the separation of church and state that our government is founded upon is one of the most significant reasons we have had some success in trying to create a just society, though … Continue reading

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